Saracino - CMC Mix - 100g
CMC powder is an alternative to gum tragacanth which has a number of practical uses in cake decorating and sugarcraft:
An alternative to Gum Tragacanth, CMC powder can be used to strengthen icing / sugarpaste, make modelling paste and edible glue.
Add a small amount to sugarpaste to achieve better elasticity and handling or to assist the hardening of modelled pieces
Ingredients: Carboxymethylcellulose (E466), maize starch
Storage precautions: Product has to be stored in a cool and dry place, shielded from direct light
Allergen advice: May contain traces of eggs, peanuts, soy, milk and nuts (almonds, hazelnuts, pistachio).
Contains no GMO ingredients.
To make flowerpaste / modelling paste from sugar paste. Add approximately 1 teaspoon for each 250g of white or coloured icing, then leave for around half an hour. Re-knead before use.
To make edible glue: Mix a quarter teaspoon of CMC powder with approximately 50ml of water and leave in the fridge overnight.